Sprint Galaxy S7 Firmware Nougat Beta OTA Updates

Sprint Galaxy S7 SM-G930P is getting the firmware over-the-air in a timely manner. In general, a new update came out for at-least once in month since Google also deploys the monthly Android security maintenance updates for the said device.

A new update significantly brings new or enhanced features, including general bug fixes, improvements to device stability and performance. While the rest commonly targets and or allocates other system enhancements.

The Google’s security updates basically contains the Android security patches and often alongside with several bug-fixes. Sometimes it also includes new features but however mostly there are no

The below table provides info about the latest Android firmware updates on Sprint Galaxy S7 (SM-G930P). Each of these updates are differentiated in an Android OS version and were also specified to each build version numbers.

Sprint Galaxy S7 Current Firmware Update version - G930PVPU4APL6

The release began on January 16, 2016 and brings the December 2016 Android security patches.

 Build version G930PVPU4APL6 details :

Android version6.0.1  (Marshmallow)
Android security patch levelDecember 1, 2016
Baseband versionG930PVPU4APL6
Kernel version3.18.20-9978521
Build numberMMB29M.G930PVPU4APL6

Sprint Galaxy S7 Nougat beta OTA Updates


The Nougat version update were pushed to Galaxy S7 users who have had participated the Galaxy beta program. While the beta testing undergoes, Samsung also collects feedback’s from the participants on how’s the Nougat’s behaves on their devices. With this, several issues has been easily found and receives further adjustments.


Build versionDetails
G930PVPU4ZPLNAndroid version: 7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch level: December 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU4ZPLN
Kernel version: 3.18.31-10139488
Build number: NRD90M.G930PVPU4ZPLN
  • Release date: January 5, 2016

G930PVPU4ZPLHAndroid version: 7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch level: December 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU4ZPLH
Kernel version: 3.18.31-10139488
Build number: NRD90M.G930PVPU4ZPLH
  • Release date: December 26, 2016

G930PVPU4ZPL3Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch level: December 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU4ZPL3
Kernel version: 3.18.31-9987028
Build number: NRD90M.G930PVPU4ZPL3
  • Release date: December 8, 2016

G930PVPU4ZPKCAndroid version: 7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch level: October 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU4ZPKC
Kernel version: 3.18.31-9987028
Build number: NRD90M.G930PVPU4ZPKC
  • Release date: November 19, 2016

G930PVPU4ZPK4Android version: 7.0 (Nougat)
Android security patch level: October 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU4ZPK4
Kernel version: 3.18.31-9658725
Build number: NRD90M.G930PVPU4ZPK4
  • Release date: November 14, 2016



Sprint Galaxy S7 Marshmallow OTA Updates


The Sprint Galaxy S7 device originally runs in Android Marshmallow OS version 6.0.1 upon its market-launch.  But this device will be upgraded to Android Nougat OS version 7.0 in a due time.

All of these updates brings some new features, several fixes and system improvements. The only stuff that each update has one thing in common is the Android security maintenance that has been deployed in a monthly basis.

Sprint Galaxy S7 OTA Updates History: 



Build versionDetails
G930PVPS4APK1Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: November 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPS4APK1
Kernel version: 3.18.20-9053331
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPS4APK1
  • Release date: November 28, 2016
  • Features/Changes: November Android Security updates

G930PVPS4APJ2Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: October 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPS4APJ2
Kernel version: 3.18.20-9053331
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPS4APJ2
  • Release date: October 26, 2016
  • Features/Changes: October Android security updates

G930PVPU2APH7Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: September 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU2APH7
Kernel version: 3.18.20-9053331
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APH7
  • Release date: September 14, 2016
  • Features/Changes: September Android security updates

G930PVPS2APG1Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: July 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPS2APG1
Kernel version: 3.18.20-8196840
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPS2APG1
  • Release date: July 21, 2016
  • Features/Changes: July Android Security updates

G930PVPU2APF2Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: June 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU2APF2
Kernel version: 3.18.20-8196840
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APF2
  • Release date: June 27, 2016
  • Features/Changes: June Android Security updates

G930PVPU2APE1Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: May 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU2APE1
Kernel version: 3.18.20-7925126
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APE1
  • Release date: May 26, 2016
  • Features/Changes:

  1. Wi-Fi Calling improvements
  2. Battery life improvements
  3. Bug Fixes
  4. Android Security Patches
  5. May Android security updates.

G930PVPU2APD3Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: April 2, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU2APD3
Kernel version: 3.18.20-7694934
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APD3
  • Release date: April 25, 2016
  • Features/Changes: Bug-fixes, Android security updates.

G930PVPU2APC5Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: February 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU2APC5
Kernel version: 3.18.20-7468504
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU2APC5
  • Release date: March 28, 2016
  • Features/Changes: General bug-fixes, Android security updates

G930PVPU1APB5 Android version: 6.0.1 (Marshmallow)
Android security patch level: February 1, 2016
Baseband version: G930PVPU1APB5
Kernel version: 3.18.20-7103056
Build number: MMB29M.G930PVPU1APB5
  • Release date: March 11, 2016
  • Features/Changes: Initial release



If you haven’t already received an update notification, you can check for it manually. To do so, simply head to your Settings, About device and then check for the update.

How to update Sprint Galaxy S7 via Over-The-Air:


  • Ensure your battery is fully charged before starting the software update. This is a must and very important part to get rid of some issues if ever the software update being interrupted due to a power failure.

  1. From the Home screen, tap the Menu Key > Settings > About device > Software updates > Check for Updates.
  2. If your device finds a new software update, tap Download now. When complete, a screen will appear advising you that the new version of software is ready to be installed. Tap Install update.
  3. The device will power down and power back on. A screen will appear stating that the installation has been completed. Tap OK.
  4. You’ve successfully updated your software.

How to Update Sprint Galaxy S7 Using Smart Switch for PC


The second method is a firmware update through Samsung Smart Switch for PC. You may head over to Samsung support page to where you can download the Smart Switch for PC, and then install it in your PC or Mac computer. Once you installed the Smart Switch, all you need is connect your Samsung Galaxy S7 into your PC using the USB data cable, then simply run and follow Smart Switch on-screen’s software update instruction.
  1. Connect the cable to a compatible USB port on your computer.
  2. Connect the other end of the cable to your mobile device.
  3. Allow your computer to install any required drivers for your device. This process may take a few minutes.
  4. Open Smart Switch on your computer, and allow it to make the connection.
  5. If a software update is available for your device, Smart Switch will automatically prompt you to update. At any time, you can click Update.
  6. Click Update to begin downloading the necessary files.
  7. Click OK to proceed.Your device may turn off and on a few times during the update process. Once complete the device will return to the Home screen.

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